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Traveller RPG Mayday 2022 Official Event Page

Traveller RPG Mayday Mayday 2022 Official Event Page

Join us Sunday, May 1, 2022, for the 4th Annual Traveller RPG Mayday Mayday Event!  Enjoy interviews with content creators, check out 3D combat demos, play Traveller RPG online, win prizes, support charity, AND MORE!

Traveller RPG Mayday Mayday 2022

When: Sunday, May 1st, 2022

Starts: 10:00 am (Mountain Time UTC -6)

Where: LIVE on the CyborgPrime Discord server, simulcast to the CyborgPrime YouTube and CyborgPrime Twitch channels.

What: The Traveller Mayday Mayday event is a virtual gaming convention that takes place on May 1st (May Day).  It is a day for honoring the history and future of the Traveller sci-fi role-playing game including all its editions and spin-offs.

Event Activities:

This year will be the best Traveller RPG Mayday Mayday Event ever!  JOIN US!

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Interviews With Content Creators

* All times are Mountain Time (UTC -6)

We chat with content creators from the world of Traveller, Cepheus Engine, and more!

Join us on May 1st for an interview podcast!

Matthew Sprange- Keynote

CEO, Mongoose Publishing
5:00 pm

Matthew will be chatting with us about some of their recently-released Traveller titles, such as Mercenary, The Spinward Extents, The Third Imperium, and the 2300AD Aerospace Engineers' Handbook plus their planned releases for the next year.


Christopher Griffen

Primary Traveller Writer, Mongoose Publishing
4:00 pm

Christopher will talk to us about his work on Traveller, including  The Third Imperium, Traveller: Explorer's Edition, Core Adventure 1: Invasive Species, Core Adventure 2: Last Call at Eneri's Cantina, Core Adventure 3: Errant Lightning, and his work on the upcoming new edition of High Guard.


Ken Burnside

President, Ad Astra Games

Mike Llaneza

Traveller Line Developer, Ad Astra Games
3:00 pm

Ken and Mike talk about Squadron Strike: Traveller, their 3D combat simulator that runs in your browser, and will fill us in on their plans for the future.


John Watts

CEO, Independence Games
2:00 pm

John will discuss his latest release, Clement Sector Third Edition, his old-west themed RPG Rider, his recent partnership to create VTT maps, and his planned projects for the next year.


Omer Golan-Joel

CEO, Stellagama Publishing
1:00 pm

Omer will be catching us up on his projects from the last year including Quantum Starfarer, and Cepheus Deluxe, plus he'll give us announcements about his plans for upcoming products.


Craig A. Glesner

President, Thornwood-Daarnulud LLC
12:00 pm

Craig will talk about his Herald Luxury Yacht deck plans and will chat about his future plans.


Neil Thorpe

CEO, 2D Storyteller
11:00 am

Neil discusses his start as a Traveller player and how it influences his animated VTT maps such as Galaxy Interface, Starship Battles, Hostile Organism, plus his plans for the upcoming year.


Jeff Kazmierski

CEO, Amber Zoned Comix
10:00 am

Jeff will tell us about how he got into Traveller, his experience as an artist of Traveller-themed work, and his efforts with the Zhodani Language Institute as well as his upcoming projects.






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Play Traveller Online

April 29- May 1, 2022

Join a game as a player or host a game as a GM in a virtual tabletop from the comfort of your home computer.

Hosted by Virtual Traveller and scheduled through Tabletop Events, you can register for games here.

Current Game Schedule

You can find the current list of games available here:

Current Mayday 2022 Games Schedule


Latest Info

We are less than 5 (five) hours away from opening up Tranche 2 of our MayDay! Celebration games.

We've got 6 (six) games being offered with a total of 38 (thirty-eight) new seats players can claim.

  • You like Foundry? We've got Foundry.
  • You like 2 part sagas? We've got 2 part sagas.
  • You like Classic Golden Age? We've got Classic Golden Age.
  • You like Mongoose 2e new stuff? We've got Mongoose 2e new stuff.
  • You like Home Brew? We've got Home Brew.

There is something here for everyone!

If you haven't already, please buy your badge for the low, low price of $3.14 (this covers the Tabletop Events management fees), and then you will be able to get game tickets - FOR FREE!

GMs Needed!

And, if you are feeling really generous, please consider GMing a game (or two). We have 3 days to choose from - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and best of all - YOU get to pick the start time!

Gaming Without Limits!

Unlike a brick-and-mortar con, we are NOT limited by room size, # of tables, the tyranny of the clock-face, or the pesky Fire Marshall.  Just pick it and sit it!

You can even have more time for your game; play longer than the traditional 4-hour block if you want to.

BUT, players should be aware of overlapping game times when they choose which games they want to play.

Register Now!

Send your X-Boat message to VR-459, and address it to Junior Samples - OR WAIT! - better yet, just follow the link below, do it yourself and get immediate satisfaction.

Once there, you will see helpful, handy buttons labeled: "Buy Badges," "Buy Tickets," and "Submit Games" on the front page, upper right-hand corner.

If you are new to Tabletop, feel free to contact Kenneth Patterson or Greg Caires who can help you navigate and to help you get exactly what you want and are looking for. 

REGISTER NOW!:  Traveller RPG Mayday Mayday Celebration Online Games




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Prize Giveaways

We LOVE to give away prizes!

Prizes are donated and fulfilled by our generous sponsors.

We'll be doing random drawings for "Door Prizes" throughout the day with a GRAND PRIZE drawing at the end of the event.

** All prizes are digital download editions unless otherwise noted **


Grand Prize Bundle

We will draw a random Grand Prize winner from our mailing list at the end of the event.

If you are already a mailing list member, you are already entered in the drawing - if you aren't on the mailing list - simply register for the drawing below.

From Mongoose Publishing


From CyborgPrime Games


From Ad Astra Games


From Independence Games


From Stellagama Publishing


From Thornwood-Daarnulud LLC


From 2D Storyteller 

  • Starship Battles for Roll20


From Jeff Kazmierski

  • $25 Zazzle gift certificate


From Zozer Games


From Bryan Gough


From El Cheapo Products

  • Custom Character Portrait, Paper Mini, VTT Token


WOW!  That's a lot of prizes!


Door Prizes

We will draw random winners from our mailing list for "Door Prizes" throughout the day.

If you are already a mailing list member, you are already entered in the drawing - if you aren't on the mailing list - simply register for the drawing below.

From SAFCOcast, In memory of Ron Stepp

Ron Stepp Memorial Prize: In honor of the prolific creator and member of the Traveller community.


From Mongoose Publishing


From CyborgPrime Games


From Ad Astra Games


From Independence Games


From Stellagama Publishing


From Thornwood-Daarnulud LLC


From 2D Storyteller 

  • Hostile Organism for Roll20


From Jeff Kazmierski

  • $25 Zazzle gift certificate


From Zozer Games


From Bryan Gough


From Dan Olson


From El Cheapo Products


From DSAR (C.O.D. Streamer)


Volunteer Staff Supporters

The following sponsors have generously donated to our volunteer staff and crew.

From DSAR (C.O.D. Streamer)


Register for your chance to win!



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Traveller For Charity

* All times are Mountain Time (UTC -6)
6:00 pm - 9:00 PM

Come and watch the Third Annual Charity Traveller game benefiting The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation.

Join referee Patrick Kanouse and his players from Two Brothers Gaming, High Shelf Collective, and The Death Die Club. They will be playing Prison Planet.

Our intrepid adventurers have found themselves afoul of the law and are imprisoned at the Imperial prison Tarkwall on the planet of Keanou. Can they escape? Will the prison’s mines, gangs, or planet’s hostile environment spell their doom?

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation’s mission is to increase awareness and educate the general public and healthcare professionals regarding carcinoid and related neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), to support NET cancer patients and their families, and to serve as patient advocates. We’ll be giving away a bunch of things, and you can even have an effect on the game.

The game will stream on the High Shelf Collective Twitch channel at 8:00 pm Eastern (6:00 pm Mountain). The game will include giveaways and opportunities to influence the game.




Demo Of Squadron Strike: Traveller

* All times are Mountain Time (UTC -6)

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Squadron Strike Show & Tell (Ken & Gabe)

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Squadron Strike Teaching Game (Gabe)

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Squadron Strike Teaching Game (Gabe)


Ad Astra Games will be giving a demonstration of their Squadron Strike 3D online Traveller starship combat simulator at the Ad Astra Discord Server.

Fly your ship on a 3D map, plot your course, fire your weapons, and see the position of the ships at the end of each turn.

Reminiscent of the classic Starfleet battles, but computerized, in 3D, and with Traveller ships and weapons.

Squadron Strike is a turn-based, 3D space combat simulator that runs right in your browser.

Design any ship from any setting and fight in a 3D virtual space that conveys ship position and heading.





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After-hours Hangout

* All times are Mountain Time (UTC -6)
6:00 pm - Close

Join artists, programmers, and other personalities from our Traveller community of over 1600 members in our after-hours hangout.

Chat, mingle or just lurk on our private Discord server.

Carousing Competition

"Carousing is the art of socialising; having fun, but also ensuring other people have fun, and infectious good humour. It also covers social awareness and subterfuge in such situations."
- Mongoose 2ed

So here's the challenge:

Come up with a Traveller-themed poem, joke, song, limerick, riddle, or (very) short story and present it to us on Mayday.

Show us your infectious good humor and help us make sure people are having fun!

Entries will be judged by a panel of judges and the winner will get a prize for their efforts.

Come show off your carousing skills at the After=hours Hangout!




Player Discussion Panel

We have our volunteer crew of Traveller players doing a live panel discussion during the event.

We make wisecracks, have special insights, and discuss our experiences playing the game we all love.



Contact Us

If you have any questions about the event, want to sponsor a prize or an activity, or want to volunteer or just have questions or comments, we'd LOVE to hear them!

Traveller Mayday Event Sponsor
Frank Succardi aka CyborgPrime (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)



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